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The definition of 'irritate' & the word 'irritate' in example sentences or phrases

Verb
1
cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  1. Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  2. It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
2
excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
  1. Aspirin irritates my stomach
3
excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus
  1. irritate the glands of a leaf
4
excite to an abnormal condition, of chafe or inflame

Synonyms of the word 'irritate' & Antonyms of the word 'irritate'.

Verb
Synonymsannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil,
Antonymssoothe, soothe,